Lone Eagle

My experiences diving with Southern Eagle Rays, Myliobatis australis, have all been fleeting affairs. Timid and never lingering they always seem to glide into view and the off into the distance with no real opportunity to get a feel for their beautiful form and grace. This ray under Rapid Bay jetty last weekend was not […]

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Looking Over the Square

Looking down at the reflections in Henley Square’s subtle water feature I have often wondered what a gorgeous sunset would look like seen in this civic mirror. A half hinted promise of yet another gorgeous Henley Beach sunset faded to a few pastel hues as the sun retreated and twilight took hold. It’s not the […]

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Through the Fish’s Eye

Perceptions are everything when it comes to seeing the beauty in our undersea landscapes but as we are not aquatic creatures we have our limits. The colonial ascidians in the foreground are centimeters from the camera while the sunburst through the jetty structure above is more then ten meters away at the surface. As a […]

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Rising Star

Back in the water, it’s dropped to a chilly 15 degrees and will be heading further down from there through winter and into spring. Despite the cold it is good to be diving again after too long on dry land and it was great to see all the usual undersea suspects again including this red […]

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